Comment utiliser un mot en situation. / How to use a word in a particular situation.

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Why is the passé simple not used in spoken French?

Why has the usage of this tense been confined to literature or formal situations? EDIT: After reading the answers I realize I may have not been clear enough. I understand the fact that some ...
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A beggar's cardboard in French

I too was in the central park and I also faced a situation which demanded knowledge of French like the user Aerovistae (Is the word order in this sentence correct?). This time, however, I was ...